Monday, Feb. 16 •The House Canadian Heritage Committee will meet in-camera at 151 Sparks St. to discuss committee business. •The House International Trade Committee will meet to discuss the positive effects of the Global Markets Action Plan. •The House Justice and Human Rights Committee will meet do continue its study of Bill C-26 the Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act. •The House National Defence Committee will meet at 131 Queen St. to discuss the defence of North America. •The House Public Accounts Committee will meet in-camera to discuss supporting the combat of transnational crime. •The Senate Official Languages Committee will meet in public in East Block to study best practices for language policies and second-language learning and will hear testimony from the École nationale d’administration publique, LEARN, and Conseil supérieur de l’éducation du Québec and then will meet in camera to consider a draft agenda for future business. •The House will discuss Conservative MP Corneliu Chisu’s private member’s bill, S-221, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (assault against public transit operators) at report stage. Tuesday, Feb. 17 •The House Environment and Sustainable Development Committee will meet in camera at 151 Sparks. St. for consideration of a draft report on its study on the management of municipal solid waste and industrial materials. •The House Status of Women Committee will meet in-camera at 151 Sparks St. to discuss committee business. •The House Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Committee will meet in camera in Centre Block for consideration of a draft report on its review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Safety Management Systems. •The House Veterans Affairs Committee will meet in-camera to deal with committee business. •The House Finance Committee will meet, the topic of its 66th meeting has yet to be disclosed. •The House Procedure and House Affairs Committee will meet in-camera to deal with a question of privilege regarding the free movement of members within the Parliamentary Precinct. •The House Official Languages Committee will meet in-camera to discuss the economic situation of Canada’s minority linguistic communities. •The House Natural Resources Committee will meet at 151 Sparks St. to discuss the renewal of Canada’s forest industry. •The House will resume debate on NDP MP David Christopherson’s private member’s motion M-537 on the takeover of Stelco. • The House will debate Conservative MP Greg Kerr’s private member’s bill C-555, An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation licence), at report stage. • The Senate Transport and Communications Committee will meet in public in the Victoria Building to study the challenges faced by the CBC and will hear testimony from CBC president and CEO Hubert Lacroix; executive vice-president of English Services, Heather Conway; and the executive vice-president of French Services, Louis Lalonde. •The Senate Agriculture and Forestry committee will meet to finalize its study of Bill C-18 the Agricultural Growth Act and will hear from Jaye Atkins, CEO of the Agriculture Credit Corporation; Graham Cooper, the executive director, and Melissa Dumont, director of technical services at the Animal Nutrition Association of Canada; and from the Atlantic Grains Council the chair Allan Ling, executive director Heather Russell and director Michael Delaney. The committee will then do a clause-by-clause consideration of the bill. Wednesday, Feb. 18 •The House International Trade Committee will meet to continue studying the positive effects of the Global Markets Action Plan. •The House will resume debate on Conservative MP Michael Chong’s private member’s bill C-586, dubbed the Reform Act 2014, at third reading. •The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee will meet in public in the East Block to do clause-by-clause consideration of government Bill C-47, dubbed the Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act; and Bill C-279, related to gender identity, and Bill C-479, dubbed An Act to Bring Fairness for the Victims of Violent Offenders. •The House Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates Subcommittee will meet to discuss committee business. •The House Transport, Infrastructure, and Communities Committee will meet in-camera to continue its review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime. •The House will begin debate on NDP MP Matthew Kellway’s private member’s bill C-619, dubbed the Climate Change Accountability Act, at second reading. •The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee will meet in public in the East Block to study private member’s bill, Bill C-452, on Criminal Code amendments related to human trafficking and exploitation, and is expected to hear from yet-to-be-determined witnesses. Friday, Feb. 20 •The House will begin debate on NDP MP Philip Toone’s private member’s bill C-640, dubbed the VIA Rail Canada Act, at second reading.